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City of Spades

Colin MacInnes

City of Spades

by Colin MacInnes

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Published by Allison & Busby in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementColin MacInnes.
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17638718M

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Also like The Rake's Progress, City Of Spades is a highly witty and humorous look at some aspects of its contemporary society. In the latter's case, it reveals double standards relating to race, class difference and a host of societal characteristics whose existence received middle class sentiment might seek to by: 9.

City of Spades is a novel written by Colin MacInnes published in and the first book in what is described as MacInnes’s "London Trilogy", the other two titles being Absolute Beginners () and Mr Love & Justice (). Following the adventures of Johnny Fortune, a recently arrived Nigerian immigrant, Author: Colin MacInnes.

London has been described as the ‘true hero’ of City of Spades and its author, Colin MacInnes, certainly takes us on a whirlwind tour of the city. His London, however, would have been unfamiliar to many at the time, for this novel – published in and the first of what’s often described as MacInnes’s London Trilogy – focuses on an emergent black culture.

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Colin MacInnes gives London back to the people who create its exciting sub-culture. Hilarious, anti-conventional, blisteringly honest and fully committed to younth and vitality, City of Spades is a unique and inspiring tribute to a country on the brink of : Spades is a very popular trick-taking game played by two partnerships.

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